Vacancies

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Session Facilitator – Parklands Playcentre

Canterbury

Parklands Playcentre are looking for a part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role will be to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for on Tuesday sessions during term time.

Closing Date: 17 March 2021

Session Facilitator – Shirley Playcentre

Canterbury

Shirley Playcentre are looking for a part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role will be to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for on Friday sessions during term time.

Closing Date: 17 March 2021

Session Facilitator – Spencerville Playcentre

Canterbury

Spencerville Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role will be to begin at the start of term two 2021. 

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for 2 sessions per week on Tuesday and Thursday sessions during term time.

Closing Date: Thursday 11 March 2021 

Session Facilitator – Prebbleton Playcentre

Canterbury

Prebbleton Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role will be to start as soon as possible.

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for 2 sessions per week on Thursday and Friday sessions during term time.

Closing Date: 16 March 2021.

Session Facilitator – Southbridge Playcentre

Canterbury

Southbridge Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. This role will be to start as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 16 March 2021.

Session Facilitator – Westport Playcentre

West Coast

Westport Playcentre are looking for a part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. This role will be to start as soon as possible.

Closing Date: Applications open until position filled

Session Facilitator – Appleby Playcentre

Tasman

Appleby Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role will be to begin at the start of term two 2021. 

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for 2 sessions per week on Mondays and Thursday sessions during term time.

Closing Date: Thursday 11 March

Centre Advisor – Dunedin Based

Otago

The Centre Advisor supports centres to seek continuous improvement through strategic and development planning to strengthen day to day practice in accordance with Playcentre philosophy and enabling satisfaction of Statutory obligations.

Closing Date: 12 March 2021.

Permanent role for a Session Facilitator – Miramar Playcentre

Wellington

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for three sessions per week. You will work alongside our duty teams to plan session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance and support the writing of learning stories.

Closing Date: Friday 16 April  2021

 

Session Facilitator – Woodville Playcentre

Hawke's Bay
  • Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education?
  • Could you support parents with the running of sessions and offer individual support and assistance as required?

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced  Playcentre Community.

Whānau Programme Lead – Upper North Island

Auckland

The Whānau Programme Lead is responsible for the effective operation and growth of programmes in the Upper North Island Region. They lead a team of Facilitators who deliver the programmes.

Programme Administrator – Upper North Island

Auckland

Purpose of the Position To maintain Playcentre Programme records, documents and databases; coordination and management of administration required to run programmes in the Upper North Island Region

 

Session Facilitator – Miramar Playcentre – Permanent Role

Wellington

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for three sessions per week. You will work alongside our duty teams to plan session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance and support the writing of learning stories.

Closing Date: Friday 16 April 2021

Session Support Worker – Korokoro Playcentre – Fixed Term Role

Wellington
  • Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education?
  • Could you support parents with the running of sessions?

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community

Closing Date: 17th March 2021 – 15 December 2021

Regional Funding Administrator – Dunedin Based

Otago

The Lower South Island Region is searching for a highly motivated person who is confident in using technology and who is well organised. The Regional Funding Administrator is responsible for the administration supporting compliance with statutory funding requirements. This role is also responsible for the collection, collation and analysis of funding data and production of reports on regional funding. Additionally, this position will manage our Student Management System (SMS) for centres in the Lower South Island Region.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Closing Date: Monday 1 March 2021

Session Facilitator – Ohaupo Playcentre

Waikato

We are looking for someone to assist us in providing parents and caregivers with the tools and knowledge in running a successful Playcentre session.

Closing date:

19th February 2021

Session Support Worker – Ashurst Park Playcentre

Waikato

We are looking for someone to assist us in providing parents and caregivers with the tools and knowledge in running a successful Playcentre session.

Closing date: 19th February 2021

 

Ngaio Playcentre Education Support Worker – Fixed Term Role

Wellington

We are looking for a compassionate person to work alongside a child with autism and their whānau.  The successful candidate will build a strong relationship with the family, and will also work alongside specialists to promote positive learning outcomes for the child and enable them to engage in play alongside other children.

Start date Term One 2021

Closing Date: 12.00 pm 16th February 2021

 

Session Facilitator – Mt. Wellington Playcentre

Auckland

Mt. Wellington Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. 

Permanent Position

Closing Date: 12th February

Session Facilitator – Laingholm Playcentre

Auckland

Laingholme Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. 

Fixed term position.

Closing Date: 12th February 2021

Session Support Worker – Morningside Playcentre

Auckland

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.

Fixed Term position until 16 April 2021

Session Support Worker – Mangere Bridge Playcentre

Auckland

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.

Fixed Term position until 16 April 2021

Session Support Worker – Blockhouse Bay Playcentre

Auckland

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.

Permanent Position

Session Facilitator – Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre

Canterbury

Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. This role will begin at the start of Term One 2021.

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th March 2021.

Regional Support Lead – Nelson based

Tasman

The Upper South Island Region is searching for a highly motivated person who is confident in leading and supporting a team of Centre Advisors. This role requires the successful candidate to have a deep understanding of Playcentre and Early Childhood education, and Playcentre philosophy and practice.

Closing date: Friday 19th February 

Education Support Worker – Takapuna Playcentre

Auckland

We are looking for a compassionate person to work alongside a child with autism and their whānau.  The successful candidate will build a strong relationship with the family, and will also work alongside specialists to promote positive learning outcomes for the child and enable them to engage in play alongside other children.

Closing Date: 12.00 pm 19th February 2021

Taihape Session Facilitator

Manawatu-Wanganui

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.

Closing date: Friday 19th February 2021

Lower North Island Region – Facilitator/Reliever/Session/Space/ESW

All Regions

Taranaki, Whanganui, Kāpiti, Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa

The Lower North Island Region is searching for fabulous people to work on General mixed age sessions and/or as Space facilitators with parents and infants, and/or as relievers for both. From time to time there is opportunity at short notice to be an Educational Support Worker (ESW) for an individual child.

Please click here for the Expression of Interest Form

Closing date: Friday 16th April 2021

Newlands Tamariki Session Support Worker

Wellington

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.

Closing date: Friday 19th February 2021

Session Facilitator – Balclutha Playcentre, South Otago

Southland

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring person to fulfil the Qualified Facilitators role at Balclutha Playcentre.

The successful applicant will be joining a supportive, close-knit team, dedicated to providing rich learning experiences to our tamariki and a supportive network for our whanau. 

Closing date: Friday 15th January 2021

Session Facilitator – Clinton Playcentre, South Otago

Southland

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring person to fulfil the Qualified Facilitators role at Clinton Playcentre.

The successful applicant will be joining a supportive, close-knit team, dedicated to providing rich learning experiences to our tamariki and a supportive network for our whanau. 

Closing date: Friday 16th April 2021

Session Facilitator – Clutha Valley, South Otago

Southland

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring person to fulfil the Qualified Facilitators role at Clutha Playcentre.

The successful applicant will be joining a supportive, close-knit team, dedicated to providing rich learning experiences to our tamariki and a supportive network for our whanau. 

Closing date: Friday 16 April 2021

Session Facilitator Westport Playcentre – permanent part-time

West Coast

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for two sessions per week on Wednesdays and Fridays, during school term time.

Closing Date: 12th March 2021

Are you thinking that one day you will return to full-on paid work? Do you shudder to think that you’ve gone rusty, lost your edge, lack any workplace skills and that employers will think you’re ‘Just a Mum/Dad’?

Playcentre offers us a wealth of ways to help bridge this transition. We can increase/ maintain our employability by gaining/ maintaining skills from being on team, holding a specific role and undertaking adult education.